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It helps lessen waste and oversupply.
As an agricultural company, iFarms’ objective is simple: to help Filipino farmers by integrating technology into heritage practices. Founded in 2015 by model-turned-techpreneur Jairus Ferrer, the homegrown agritech company aims “to empower and enrich our users with solutions that address transparency, quality, ...
 
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Moveup.app won over 20 other startups in the region.
A Vietnam-based startup founded by a Filipino won Best Newcomer at this year’s ASEAN Startup Awards. MoveUp.app, a platform for online onboarding and training of teams founded by Filipino entrepreneur Paul Espinas, bested over 20 other startups from the region to win the ...
 
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NextPay provides easy and affordable financial services to growing companies.
Filipino fintech startup NextPay announced that it has received a pre-seed investment of $125,000 (about P6 million) from Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator Y Combinator.Y Combinator is best-known for investing in some of the best-known and most successful startups, including Stripe, Airbnb, DoorDash, ...
 
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Hiyasmin Neri’s startup is the country’s first and leading full-production livestreaming company.
Hiyasmin Neri-Soyao is perhaps best known to Filipino audiences as one of the hosts of TV channel O Shopping. Now she wears a different hat as CEO of ecommerce livestreaming company Shoppertainment Live Inc. As a member of Batch 15 of ABS-CBN’s Star ...
 
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It’s between an Indonesia-based and Philippines-based startups.
For many people, paying for something on installment or “gives” is unavoidable. Luckily, more merchants and establishments are making this option available, and not just through a credit card. A new payment solution was announced by Indonesian fintech (financial technology) platform Xendit through ...
 
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Paolo Isyasa founded Course Belt to help people who lost their jobs during the pandemic.
Some 4.5 million Filipinos lost their jobs in 2020, leading to an unemployment rate of 10.4 percent, the highest in 15 years. Many people were rendered jobless because of the effects of the pandemic. It was this scenario that inspired Rene Paolo Isyasa ...
 
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Expedock offers AI-based outsourcing services and is based in Silicon Valley.
Filipino-founded startup Expedock announced that it has raised a total of $4 million (P192 million) in a seed round funding led by Neo CEO Ali Partovi, who has previously backed Airbnb, Dropbox, Facebook, and Uber. The amount follows a previous investment of ...
 
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A breakdown of all the big headlines in the startup community this year.
“Manila brims with entrepreneurial potential,” the Philippine entry in this year’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome reads. “The capital of the Philippines—reputed to be the world’s densest city—is filled with talent and innovative minds.” The statement pretty much sums up ...
 
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There were lots to be excited about during this year’s conference.
If there was ever any doubt about the vibrancy and rich culture of startups in the Philippines, Philippine Startup Week 2020, put those doubts to rest. More than 10,000 people attended this year’s edition of the annual startup conference that was held ...
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